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Ischemic stroke patients who do not receive clot-dissolving medication have higher risk of death

Ischemic stroke patients who do not receive clot-dissolving medication have higher risk of death

New app helps doctors make better decisions during brain surgeries

New app helps doctors make better decisions during brain surgeries

Fluorescent dye imaging tool lights up benign brain tumors during surgery

Fluorescent dye imaging tool lights up benign brain tumors during surgery

Musician plays saxophone as surgeons operated on his brain

Musician plays saxophone as surgeons operated on his brain

Magnetic stimulation of the prefrontal cortex improved test subjects’ evaluation of own performance

Magnetic stimulation of the prefrontal cortex improved test subjects’ evaluation of own performance

Disease diagnostic tools win top honors in DEBUT challenge

Disease diagnostic tools win top honors in DEBUT challenge

Smoking linked to increased risk of aneurysm recurrence after endovascular treatment

Smoking linked to increased risk of aneurysm recurrence after endovascular treatment

Researchers develop ceramic skull implant to deliver ultrasound treatments through thick skulls

Researchers develop ceramic skull implant to deliver ultrasound treatments through thick skulls

Senator McCain undergoes brain clot removal surgery

Senator McCain undergoes brain clot removal surgery

SDSU neuroscientist explores how the brain works to retrieve correct word from memory

SDSU neuroscientist explores how the brain works to retrieve correct word from memory

Researchers develop computational method to guide surgeons during brain surgery

Researchers develop computational method to guide surgeons during brain surgery

Brain's immune cells may play roles in neurodegenerative, psychiatric illnesses

Brain's immune cells may play roles in neurodegenerative, psychiatric illnesses

Doctors highlight importance of virtual and augmented reality in the operating room

Doctors highlight importance of virtual and augmented reality in the operating room

Research shows potential way to limit damage to the brain caused by seizure disorder

Research shows potential way to limit damage to the brain caused by seizure disorder

Favorite music has greatest impact on brain connectivity

Favorite music has greatest impact on brain connectivity

Neuro-prosthesis helps man with complete paralysis to regain hand and arm movements, study shows

Neuro-prosthesis helps man with complete paralysis to regain hand and arm movements, study shows

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals first in the UK to use cutting-edge robotic neurosurgery

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals first in the UK to use cutting-edge robotic neurosurgery

New study finds neurological relationship between religiosity and epilepsy

New study finds neurological relationship between religiosity and epilepsy

City of Hope researchers find how HER2-positive breast cancer patients develop brain metastases

City of Hope researchers find how HER2-positive breast cancer patients develop brain metastases

New fluid makes ultrasound images easier to interpret during brain surgery

New fluid makes ultrasound images easier to interpret during brain surgery